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Balochistan: 17 Zikiri Baloch abducted from Pasni, spiritual leader kidnapped from Gawadar

Koh-e-MuradMonday, July 27th, 2015 11:37 am GMT +1

BW News Web desk: The spiritual leader of the Zikri community, Syed Zafar Noori, was kidnapped by armed men in the coastal town of Pasni on Sunday evening.

Mr Zafar Noori is the nephew of Syed Essa Noori, MNA and a key leader of the Balochistan National Party-Mengal.

According to family sources, a group of men came to his residence in Pasni and took him away at gunpoint.

Police confirmed the kidnapping but said it was yet to be ascertained who could be involved in it.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for …

Balochistan News

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Balochistan: Three tortured dead bodies found in Turbat...

Saturday, July 25th, 2015 05:10 pm GMT +1

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Awaran

Balochistan: Three villages destroyed and several killed i...

Monday, July 20th, 2015 01:32 pm

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Balochistan: Pakistani forces abducted more than 24 people...

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International News

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The Baloch mark 28 May as black day against N-tests...

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Features

In the Memory of My Teacher–Professor Saba Dashtyari...

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Editorials

Dead silence on Awaran Operation...

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The Awaran Genocide  ...

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